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Fatal Collision on KY 15

Date of News Release: 09/18/2013

(Hazard, KY) -- On 9/18/13 at 0914 hours post 13 received a call of a motor vehicle accident in the Watts Community of Breathitt County. Tpr. Steve Smallwood U/348, Tpr. Ronnie Long U/616, Jackson Firedepartment and Breathitt County EMS responded to scene. Unit one a Chevrolet truck driven by Joyce Campbell was traveling south on KY 15.

Ms. Campbell lost control and crossed the center line barley striking unit two, an AEP Work truck. Ms. Campbell's vehicle continued on and struck unit 3 a Chevrolet SUV driven by the victim, Tabitha Perkins, head on. Tabitha Perkins was pronounced deceased at the scene by Breathitt County Coroner's Office. The other occupants and driver of unit one were transported to the Hazard ARH Hospital and Kentucky River Medical Center. No alcohol suspected at this time. Toxicology and autopsy results are pending. Accident is still under investigation by Det. Randy combs.

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